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tell (on)

Synonyms and Antonyms of tell (on)

1 to act upon (a person or a personʼs feelings) so as to cause a response

  • the pressure of final exams is beginning to tell on the students in the dorm
Synonyms of tell (on)
Words Related to tell (on)
Phrases Synonymous with tell (on)

get to

Near Antonyms of tell (on)

2 to give information (as to the authorities) about anotherʼs improper or unlawful activities

  • detectives convinced the perpetrators in custody to tell on their associates
Synonyms of tell (on)

fink, grass (on) [British slang], inform, rat (on), sing, snitch, split (on) [British], squeak, squeal, talk

Words Related to tell (on)
Phrases Synonymous with tell (on)

drop a dime (on)


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